Climate Change Is Threatening Dozens of Cultural Treasures Around the Mediterranean, UNESCO Warns

Only two of 49 UNESCO-recognized cultural sites around the Mediterranean Sea are safe from climate change, according to a new report.

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The Met and Brooklyn Museum Opt to Reject Saudi Funds for Project as International Crisis Over Missing Journalist Intensifies

Riyadh funding for a new Arab art initiative is under the microscope.

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Art Industry News: Did Scientologists Have a Hidden Hand in Okwui Enwizor’s Departure? + Other Stories

Plus, a star Met curator returns to the UK and dissident Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky faces a decade in prison.

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Paris Art Advisor Laurence Dreyfus Recommends 7 Gallery Shows to See During FIAC

This month’s guide, organized by Paris-based art advisor Laurence Dreyfus, features Tatiana Trouvé, Tomás Saraceno, Ana Mendieta, and more.

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How One Woman’s Punishment for Putting Up a Mural Has Exposed a Deep, Bitter Divide in the Los Angeles Art Community

The director of the Watts Towers Arts Center, Rosie Lee Hooks, was suspended—and then reinstated. The saga reveals a lot about tensions in LA.

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Gagosian to an Angry Collector Who Paid Millions for Jeff Koons Sculptures That Never Arrived: You Can’t Rush a Perfectionist

The dealer argues that Steve Tananbaum’s claims are baseless because the artist “often takes years” to complete his sculptures.

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The French Culture Minister Who Echoed Objections to Jeff Koons’s Paris Memorial Is Out in a Cabinet Reshuffle

President Macron has replaced Françoise Nyssen with Franck Reister.

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Derek Jeter Finally Gets a Win: Red Grooms’s Kitschy Home Run Sculpture Will Be Removed From Miami’s Marlins Park

The Marlins will have to pay $2.5 million if Grooms chooses to disavow the work in its new location.

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Art Industry News: Idiot-Proof New Evidence Shows That Mount Vesuvius Erupted Later Than We Thought + Other Stories

Plus, Sotheby’s will sell three deaccessioned Georgia O’Keeffe paintings and a Saudi-funded cultural festival goes ahead in DC.

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